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PH2102 ELECTROMAGNETISM
Tutorial 1

1. Given that
2
s
x xy = + , calculate
s
S
dS
}
over the region
2
0 , 0 1. y x x s s < <

2. Determine the unit vector normal to
2 2
( , , ) S x y z x y z = + at point (1, 3,1).

3.
2 2
Let 2 cos . Evaluate
z
z

| = + D a a these integrals over the region defined by
2 5, 1 1, 0 2 . z | t s s s s < <
(a)
S
d
}
D S
(b)
v
dv V
}
D

4. If
2 2 2
( 1) , find , where is defined by 2, 0 2,
x y z
S
x y z d S z = + + = < <
}
F a a a F S

0 2 . | t s s

5. If
2 2
and 2 ,
x y z x y z
x y z zy xy x yz = + + = + + r a a a T a a a determine (a) ( ) , V r T (b)

( ) , V r T (c) ( ), V r r T (d)
2
( ) . r V r

6. A vector field is given by
2 2 2
2 2
[( ) ( ) ].
x y
x y z
x y x y
x y
+ +
= + +
+
Q a a

Evaluate the
following integrals:
(a)
L
d
}
Q l where L is the circular edge of volume in the form of an ice-cream cone
shown in Figure 1.
(b)
1
( )
S
d V
}
Q S where S
1
is the top surface of the volume.
(c)
2
( )
S
d V
}
Q S where S
2
is the slanting surface of the volume.

7. Given that
2
,
x y
x y y = F a a find
(a) where is shown in Figure 2.
L
d L
}
F l
(b) ( ) where is the area bounded by .
S
d S L V
}
F S












Figure 1 Figure 2 Figure 3
Semester II (2013/14)
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8. Let
2
sin . Evaluate
L
d
|
| = +
}
A a a A l given that L is the contour shown in Figure
3.

9. Let U and V be scalar fields, show that
L L
U V d V U d V = V
} }
l l

10. Given a vector field 2
x y
xy x = F a a , validate the Stokes Theorem using the following
quarter circle path with a radius 3.













11. Calculate the line integral of the function
2 2
2
x y z
x yz y = + + A a a a from the origin to the
point (1,1,1) by three different routes:
(a) (0,0,0) (1,0,0) (1,1,0) (1,1,1);
(b) (0,0,0) (0,0,1) (0,1,1) (1,1,1);
(c) direct straight line;
(d) what is the line integral around a closed loop that starts via path (a) and returns via
path (b)?

12. Find the Laplacian of the following scalar fields:
(a)
3
2 2 2 2
1
V x y z

( = + +


(b) ( )
2
cos sin V z | | = +
(c)
3 2
sin
V
r
u
=





Figure 4